Everbearing Optimism: Planting Strawberries

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The first baby strawberries from my first ever crop of potted strawberries.

 

“An optimist is the human personification of spring.”

~Susan J. Bissonette

Potted Strawberries

This is my third season growing strawberries in pots in my balcony garden here in Calgary, Alberta. The strawberry plants are a wonderful addition to my little garden, with their perfect white blossoms and beautiful lush green foliage. And, of course, we get to enjoy their sweet, succulent little fruits. If you love fresh strawberries and have a small south-facing space in your yard or on your apartment balcony, do try planting a few strawberries in pots. They are easy to grow, fun to harvest and delicious to eat. One bonus of growing strawberries on a highrise balcony is that the birds and squirrels cannot pilfer the ripe berries before you do!

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